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RCN, Grande, Wave Launch Amazon Prime Video App on TiVo Set-Top Box Platform for Seamless Streaming Entertainment

Millions of households can access Amazon Originals via the Prime Video app on the TiVo Platform

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- RCN, Grande and Wave, leading providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today announced the availability of the Amazon Prime Video app through the company's TiVo set-top boxes. Pay-TV subscribers with an Amazon Prime membership can stream content via the Prime Video app on their TiVo devices.

This service enhancement adds to RCN, Grande and Wave's already robust catalogue of streaming services such as Netflix, HBOGO, Hulu, and more. With the ability to stream award-winning Amazon Originals, hit movies and popular shows directly on TiVo and play specific titles through voice commands using the TiVo voice remote, RCN, Grande and Wave have enhanced customers' experience. Integrated within the TiVo guide, customers can launch the Prime Video app directly from their TiVo set top box. Once logged into Prime Video on TiVo, the Prime Video app is as easy as pressing play.

"RCN, Grande and Wave continue to integrate innovative and convenient options for our customers, and this Amazon collaboration exemplifies our commitment to providing the latest and greatest for our customers," said Chris Fenger, COO of RCN, Grande and Wave. "With the power of the Prime Video app now at our customers' fingertips, customers with a Prime membership will be able to watch critically acclaimed Prime Video originals such as Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all without the need for additional equipment."

Through RCN, Grande, and Wave's fiber-rich network, customers will be able to stream Prime Video content through reliable, high-speed internet, with Gig internet with speeds up to 940 Mbps. By providing these advanced telecommunications services and strategic partnerships, RCN, Grande and Wave will maintain high customer satisfaction while attracting potential new subscribers. These streaming services offered directly through the TiVo platform reinforce RCN, Grande and Wave's position as leaders in the industry and commitment to offering a rich home entertainment service with excellent customer support.

A compatible TiVo box, internet services and an Amazon Prime membership are required to support this functionality. To learn more and sign up, visit RCN, Grande or Wave.

About RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (http://www.rcn.com) Grande Communications (http://www.mygrande.com) and Wave Broadband (http://www.wavebroadband.com) form the sixth largest US cable operator and provide industry-leading high-speed internet, broadband communications solutions, digital TV, phone services and fiber optic solutions for residential and business customers across the United States. Together, RCN, Grande and Wave serves areas of Massachusetts, Chicago, Pennsylvania, New York City, and Washington, DC. (RCN); Texas (Grande Communications) and Washington, Oregon and California (Wave Broadband).

About TiVo
TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO) brings entertainment together, making it easy to find, watch and enjoy. We serve up the best movies, shows and videos from across live TV, on-demand, streaming services and countless apps, helping people to watch on their terms. For studios, networks and advertisers, TiVo delivers a passionate group of watchers to increase viewership and engagement across all screens. Go to tivo.com and enjoy watching.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Readers are directed to TiVo's periodic and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a description of such risks and uncertainties. TiVo undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

TiVo and the TiVo logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Corporation and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Amazon, Prime Video and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

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For more information, contact:

RCN
Zoe Cushman
Matter Communications
rcn@matternow.com
617-874-5201

TiVo
Lerin O'Neill
TiVo
lerin.oneill@tivo.com
408-562-8455

 

SOURCE RCN